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We spoke to Siert Wijni, CTO and co-founder of Ultimaker 3D printing, about how the technology is changing the workforce and how this impacts on education. Siert outlines how having the technology embedded as a learning method at an early age brings a host of benefits relevant to business – including innovation, creativity and collaboration – as these young minds enter the workforce.

A free scheme which allows UK schoolchildren to hold a piece of outer space in their hands has undergone a major revamp and now offers exciting new teaching resources and new meteorite samples.

Emma Hollis, Executive Director, NASBTT, said: “We congratulate Damian Hinds on his appointment as Secretary of State for Education and look forward to working with him in his new role. As a Minister with prior experience of the education sector, including sitting on the Education Select Committee, we are confident that Mr Hinds will have an existing awareness of the ‘on the ground’ issues and challenges facing schools and a passion for the teaching profession.  

Beverly Wheeler a teacher at the Together Trust’s Ashcroft School has been selected as a UK Parliament teacher ambassador.

Executive head teacher Malcolm Drakes explains how a science resource has changed the way that the subject is being taught across Broadford Primary School…

 

“Pupils at Broadford Primary School

Chris Smith of Kajima Community advises on income
Chris Smith of Kajima Community

In the face of budget cuts and the ever-increasing costs of running a school, head teachers are finding themselves asking: “How can we generate more income?”

A joy to give, a joy to receive. Founded in 1997, The Sticker Factory has become UK's leading designers and producers of reward stickers for teachers, TAs, schools, education professionals, healthcare professionals and more over the past 20 years. 

As well as our standard products we also have a great range of customised and personalised stickers, stamps, reward badges, reward charts, classroom certificates, bookmarks and much more. 

 An ICT expert has slashed spending at one trust by using reconditioned equipment.

 

Schools face a decrease in the number of ICT network staff despite using efficient technology such as the cloud, experts say.

 

A theatre group is bringing to life the story of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein for GCSE drama students, 200 years after the gothic novel was first published.

 

Emma Hollis, Executive Director of the National Association of School-Based Teacher Trainers, welcomes the appointment of Damian Hinds as new Education Secretary and has some thoughts on how he should proceed.

 

INSTRUCTURE ANNOUNCES GENERAL UK AVAILABILITY OF ARC ONLINE VIDEO PLATFORM THAT SEAMLESSLY INTEGRATES WITH CANVAS. New platform provides engaging, two-way video experience and meaningful analytics

Instructure (NYSE:INST), a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology company and creator of the Bridge and Canvas virtual learning environments (VLE), today announced the release of Arc, the next-generation online video platform that enhances learning by turning one-way, passive video into inclusive, productive discussion.

  • New NHS England-supported research from Loughborough University suggests that engagement with Greenhouse Sports’ school-based sport programmes improves pupils’ core life skills and combats physical and mental health issues